MCCREA, Edward

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 17368
Born: 
Wednesday, April 30, 1941
Died : 
Monday, April 13, 1964
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Mne Edward McCrea 42 Commando
Marine Edward McCrea was killed when they were ambushed in the area of Padawan and  Bau, Sarawak, Borneo.  Also killed in this action was Corporal Joseph Hind.
[Source: AFM ROH / Adrian Hughes, nephew of Mne. McCrea]
 

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